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Begonia maculata - Polka Dot Begonia

Begonia maculata - Polka Dot Begonia

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Begonia maculata, also known as the Polka Dot Begonia, is a popular houseplant that is valued for its attractive foliage, featuring dark green leaves with silver polka dots and red undersides. Here are some care tips for keeping your Begonia maculata healthy:

Light: Begonia maculata prefers bright, indirect light. Direct sunlight can scorch its leaves, so it's best to keep it away from south-facing windows. North or east-facing windows would be ideal.

Watering: Water your Begonia maculata when the top inch of soil feels dry to the touch. Overwatering can cause root rot, so make sure the soil is well-draining and don't let the plant sit in standing water.

Humidity: Begonia maculata likes high humidity, so consider using a humidifier or placing a tray of water near the plant to increase the humidity around it. You can also mist the leaves regularly to provide moisture.

Fertilizer: Feed your Begonia maculata with a balanced fertilizer once a month during the growing season (spring and summer).

Temperature: Begonia maculata prefers temperatures between 65-75°F (18-24°C). Avoid placing it near drafts or in areas with fluctuating temperatures.

Pruning: Prune your Begonia maculata to maintain its shape and remove any dead or yellowing leaves.

By following these care tips, your Begonia maculata should thrive and continue to produce its beautiful foliage
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